Vasco da Gama has concluded to compensate late football statue Romario $9 million in superb debt, finale a sour eight-year quarrel between a striker and his former club.
The volume was concluded on during a polite conference here Tuesday relating to delinquent salary and picture rights due to a 47-year-old during his 2000-02 agreement with a Rio outfit, reports Xinhua.
“The many critical thing is that an agreement has been reached between both parties,” Vasco boss Roberto Dinamite said.
Romario had demanded a remuneration of $29 million though concluded to revoke a volume after negotiating with a club’s directors.
Vasco will compensate in 120 instalments of $75,000 commencement in Jan subsequent year, a judiciary ruled.
“This agreement is a many courteous approach to solve matters like these. Nobody has won and nobody has lost. The understanding shows a loftiness of both sides,” Vasco counsel Silvio Capanema said.
Romario, now a sovereign emissary for Brazil’s Socialist Party, scored scarcely 300 goals for Vasco during 4 apart spells with a club. He also netted 55 times from 70 general appearances for Brazil and played in his country’s 1994 World Cup-winning group in a US.